Report Builder in SQL Server 2014

Monday, February 9, 2015

If you've been reading this blog over time, you probably noticed quite a bit of my development was done with Report Builder. Yes, that's the report model shipped with SQL Server 2005. Though my team is currently working on SQL Server 2008 R2, we're only now starting to develop BI solutions with other tools. We're set for a bit of a headache with our Report Builder 1.0 in SQL Server 2014. Report Model has been one of a set of deprecated features on SQL Server 2012 (and obviously also on SQL Server 2014). SQL Server has released PowerView in SQL Server...

SQL Server 2014 Release Date

Sunday, December 8, 2013

We’ve had a lecture the previous week with Mr. Roy Pasternak and Mr. Ofer Daliot from Microsoft Israel about the upcoming features for BI in SQL Server 2014 along with SharePoint 2013. One of the things Mr. Pasternak mentioned in his lecture was that SQL Server 2014 is suppose to be released on January 2014. Now I know there was already an SQL Server 2014 CTP2 but I’m used to having a release candidate (RC1) before the actual RTM. Still Mr. Daliot had also confirmed will be in the coming January so I guess that’s it.Mr. Pasternak had also...
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SQL Server 2014 CTP2 Released

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Last week, during his keynote session at PASS 2013, Mr. Quentin Clark announced the release of SQL Server 2014 CTP2. No new features were discussed which weren't mentioned in SQL Server 2014 CTP1, but it was definitely a more detailed show of power of Hekaton (in – memory OLTP) and the development towards the work in the cloud. Apart from watching the keynote, you can read the article about SQL Server 2014 CTP2 from the SQL Server Team and obviously – download it!
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SQL Server 2014 CTP1 is coming

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Just in case you haven't heard yet, SQL Server 2014 is already in the works. Release cycle for SQL Server has become one of 2 years lately and not 3 (SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2 and 2012) and this is no exception. SQL Server 2014 was first discussed in the last TechEd with a few sessions taking an overview of its main features:Hekaton - in memory built into the SQL Server engine for OLTP and data warehousing. Hekaton was already previewed in a few sessions in TechEd, mostly talking about the advantages it brings to OLTP.More accessibility to the cloud...